Environment

Conservation news and Environmental science

An interview with Antha N. Williams

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Bloomberg Philanthropies, the foundation launched by businessman and former New York City mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, is one of the world’s largest charitable organizations.One...

From the ashes of a volcano: Mexico’s Purépecha Forest

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After the Parícutin volcano erupted in the 1940s, the Mexican village of Nuevo San Juan Parangaricutiro was rebuilt, shaping a forest management model that...

Why do wombats poop cubes? Candid Animal Cam is in Australia

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Every Tuesday, Mongabay brings you a new episode of Candid Animal Cam, our show featuring animals caught on camera traps around the world and...

Groups push to protect vast swaths of Antarctic seas

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‘This is a matter of political will’ The body responsible for making decisions surrounding Antarctica’s marine region is the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic...

Fire burns Pantanal’s upland heart and threatens nature’s fragile balance

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After spreading for 9 months across the biodiverse Brazilian Pantanal wetlands, fires have reached the Amolar Mountains. This upland area is at the heart...
A marine protected area is long overdue to save the Antarctic’s fragile ecosystem

A marine protected area is long overdue to save the Antarctic’s...

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Just 5% of the Southern Ocean is protected, leaving biodiversity hotspots exposed to threats from human activity. Antarctica, the world’s last true wilderness, has been protected by...
Mastercard Priceless Planet Coalition Expands, Unites Businesses and Consumers Worldwide to Preserve the Environment

Mastercard Priceless Planet Coalition Expands, Unites Businesses and Consumers Worldwide to...

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Johannesburg, South Africa – 20 October 2020: The current pandemic has underscored how interconnected our world has become – and that the health and...

Armed and dangerous, ‘murder lorises’ use their venom against each other

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A study released Oct. 19 in the journal Current Biology reveals that slow lorises use their venom not only against other species, but also...

Deforestation threatens to wipe out a primate melting pot in Indonesia

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Unique primate habitats on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi are under threat from rising deforestation, according to a new study.The island’s isolation has allowed...

An interview with Paul Polman

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Over the past decade perhaps no major diversified consumer products company has done more to burnish its sustainability credentials than Unilever, the 91-year-old conglomerate...

Madagascar experiments with drones for its massive reforestation effort

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Madagascar plans to acquire drones to help with its massive official reforestation campaign.The country aims to plant 60 million trees per year in an...
New Arctic permafrost clues lie at the bottom of the sea

New Arctic permafrost clues lie at the bottom of the sea

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Emissions released from thawing Arctic Ocean permafrost mean there is even less room for GHG emissions if we’re to meet global warming targets. Some of...
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